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Someone sent me this in an email once. Nice change of pace from the usual vanilla angel food.
Make and share this Chocolate Angel Food Cake recipe from Food.com.
- Heat oven to 375 degrees.
- Sift flour, cocoa and 3/4 cup granulated sugar together 3 times; set aside.
- Beat egg whites at low speed in a large mixer bowl until foamy, about 5 minutes.
- Add vanilla, cream of tartar and salt.
- Gradually increase speed to medium while beating in remaining 3/4 cup granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, 5 minutes.
- When sugar is incorporated, continue beating to stiff peaks, 2 minutes more.
- Sift one third of dry ingredients over whites; gently fold in with rubber spatula.
- Repeat process 2 more times.
- Pour batter into ungreased 10-inch tube pan.
- Cut through batter to remove air pockets.
- Bake 40 to 45 minutes, until top springs back when gently pressed.
- Invert and hang pan on neck of bottle to cool.
- To unmold, run a thin knife around side of pan and tube; invert pan.
- Turn cake upright onto serving plate.
- Garnish with confectioners' sugar, if desired.